Woodstock Aikido

Woodstock Aikido is located in the beautiful Hudson Valley about 2 hours north of New York City. It has been home to Chief Instructor Harvey Konigsberg Sensei (7th Dan, Shihan) since 1984.

About Aikido

About Aikido

Aikido was created in the early 20th century by Morihei Ueshiba Sensei. Considered to be the top martial artist in Japan at the time, Morihei Sensei was also a spiritual leader and visionary.

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Harvey Konigsberg Sensei

7th Dan Shihan, Chief Instructor Woodstock Aikido
In 1965, Harvey Konigsberg, a promising young boxer at the time, attended an Aikido demonstration by Yoshimitsu Yamada Sensei and Koichi Tohei Sensei. This soon compelled him to begin his training in Aikido, and by 1970 he was already teaching at the New York Aikikai, the Aikido headquarters of the USA.

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Click on the images below for more information on each class. All classes at Woodstock Aikido are taught by either Konigsberg Sensei or senior practitioners.

How to Join

Special Offer: The dojo is offering an introductory session (6:15pm-7:15pm) for $50 during the first four Mondays in May.

For adults with no experience it is a simple process to start at Woodstock Aikido. First make an appointment to observe a class. After you watch a class we will schedule a one-on-one class for you with an experienced black belt.

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How to Join


485 Upper Byrdcliffe Road

Upper Byrdcliffe Road

Woodstock, NY 12498

Tel: (845) 901-5908

Email: info@woodstockaikido.com

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